The Peace Pulpit: Shepherds lived a rough and difficult life. But they were the ones to receive the first message that the Son of God had entered into human history.
Spiritual Reflections: The Gospel of Christmas invites us to reexamine our expectations. Where do we seek God? For thousands of years, God has been in the habit of appearing among us in the most unobtrusive ways.
Making a Difference: After nearly 50 years of Israeli occupation, Palestinians feel hopeless. By acting on their behalf, we do our part to keep Christ in Christmas.
Faith and Justice: The early Christians saw in Jesus the fulfillment of the hopes and promises of Isaiah. What they gradually realized was that they are now the body of Christ in the world.
Tomorrow, Martin Scorsese's movie “Silence” opens at select theaters.
Christmas: For many years, Maryknoll Fr. Bob McCahill has been sending an annual letter to friends at Christmastime, chronicling his experience living among the people of Bangladesh.
The Christian story begins with really good news: God has decided to accompany us in history. That’s more than enough reason to rejoice.
NCR Today: Immigrants fortify resources; Message of tolerance and welcome; Speak out against nuclear weapons; The battle over who delivers Christmas presents
Distinctly Catholic: The faux-War on Christmas is hooey best ignored. Until it results in an Electoral College victory, at which point you can no longer ignore it.
Young Voices: Most of the world understands Christmas to be over. But it is now that the true work of Christmas begins.